Tel  020 8291 5578

Welcome to The Dovetail

Joint. We have been making bespoke kitchens and built in furniture since 1990 and are based at:

Unit 15

Forest Hill Business Centre, 2 Clyde Vale,

Forest Hill,

London SE23 3JF

Tel 020 8291 5578

[email protected]


Please see our Contact Us page for how we are working during this situation.



We hope that you find this site useful.  It will show you some of the furniture that we have built and give you an idea of the quality of our work and how we operate.  


At The Dovetail Joint we design and build bespoke kitchens and other built in furniture.  Everything is made to measure here in our Forest Hill Workshop. 


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The Dovetail Joint – GDPR

-Applies to personal information (names & addresses) collected by The Dovetail Joint for the purpose of managing quotations and work in progress and for purchasing from suppliers.

-Data has been obtained by verbal consent with customers of The Dovetail Joint and their designers, if and when this applies, and our suppliers.

Nature of Data Held

-We hold names and addresses and contact details in order to communicate effectively with our customers and suppliers.

Use of Data

-This data is obtained with explicit consent from customers, potential customers and our suppliers.

-The data obtained is held throughout the duration of The Dovetail Joint’s dealing with the quotation process, the duration of any work commissioned and for six years after the completion of the work in order to deal with any work which might arise during the period of the five year guarantee that this company offers.

Storage of Data

-The Dovetail Joint stores personal data in a secured environment on a secured, cloud-based environment.  This environment is hosted by Dropbox.

-We hold hard copies of this information as a back up.

Destruction of Data

-When a customer ceases to be a current client of the Dovetail Joint, their personal information is removed from the database within 6 months of the six year completion of work process.

Removing data from our Records

-We assume, by continuing involvement with The Dovetail Joint our clients and suppliers reasonably expect to be contacted with reference to activities or news from our Company.

-Should a client or supplier request to be removed from our database, or request that their detail be removed, we will consider this an indication of their wish to terminate their relationship with The Dovetail Joint and will remove their data accordingly.

-If you wish to remove your information, please email: [email protected]


Privacy Notice: The Dovetail Joint has your contact details because you have enquired about our Company, you have commissioned work form our Company or you have been a supplier to our Company. We only use these details to send you information about your enquiries or commissioned work.  We do this because it is in the legitimate interest of our Company and our customer and suppliers to contact you to keep you informed when necessary. Your details are stored securely by our Company, and will be deleted if you ask us to do this or when the usual time as outlined above has expired. You can ask us to amend or delete your details at any time by contacting us at: [email protected]


Below:  Flat door kitchen with solid walnut work tops and painted glass splash backs.  Routed handles and spray painted doors.  Stainless steel Blancowave undermounted sink and Blancosurf pullout rinse tap.  AEG induction hob and built in undermounted Siemens oven


Below: Shaker kitchen on The Embankment, Putney.  Brushed steel bar handles.

Curved open shelving.  Brushed steel light switches and plug sockets.

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Below: Solid Walnut Shaker kitchen with painted wall cabinets.  Tall housing cabinet to accommodate a combi microwave oven and built in coffee machine.  Lacanche range cooker with painted glass splashback and stainless steel extractor.  Solid granite work surfaces with pop up plug socket, built in solid walnut chopping board, additional small preparation sink with breakfast bar seating area and bookcase in the island unit.  

Above and below wall cabinet lighting and stainless steel plug fronts.

Lacanche range cooker with five burner hob.  honed black granite worksurfaces.

Below:  Flat spray painted doors, routed in handles and Corian work surfaces.  Island unit with solid oak work top, induction hob and concealed Wolf pop up extraction unit.

Below:  Miele induction hob set into synthetic stone work surface.  Miele semi integrated dishwasher & washing machine.  Handpainted Shaker kitchen with a mixture of solid iroko and synthetic stone tops.

Bespoke solid walnut saucepan lid rack fitted around stainless steel extrator

Below:  Tall oven housing with flat spray painted laid on doors and routed handles.  Built in Neff combi microwave and conventional ovens.

Flat painted doors, solid oak island top with glass splashbacks and

stone work surfaces.